adjective see lint

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lintless — ˈlintlə̇s adjective : free from lint immaculately lintless corners a lintless wild cotton …   Useful english dictionary

  • lintless — See lint. * * * …   Universalium

  • lintless — lint·less …   English syllables

  • lint — lintless, adj. /lint/, n. 1. minute shreds or ravelings of yarn; bits of thread. 2. staple cotton fiber used to make yarn. 3. cotton waste produced by the ginning process. 4. a soft material for dressing wounds, procured by scraping or otherwise… …   Universalium

  • lint — noun Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century 1. a. a soft fleecy material made from linen usually by scraping b. fuzz consisting especially of fine ravelings and short fibers of yarn and fabric 2. a fibrous coat of thick convoluted hairs… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lint — [lint] n. [ME linnet, prob. < lin, linen: see LINE2] 1. scraped and softened linen formerly used as a dressing for wounds 2. cotton fiber used to make yarn 3. the waste cotton remaining after ginning 4. a) bits of thread, r …   English World dictionary

  • glass cloth — noun 1. : an absorbent lintless plain weave cloth (as of linen) used for wiping glass and china called also glass toweling 2. : a fabric formed of woven fiber glass * * * glass cloth, cloth woven with glass fiber yarns and coated with synthetic… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lens paper — noun or lens tissue : a soft nonabrasive lintless tissue paper used for wiping and wrapping lenses …   Useful english dictionary

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